Category Archives: Documentary

Nigeria Documentary Photographer || Makoko Update

Hey guys – just wanted to give you a quick update on the Makoko project. So first of all, a very big thank you to everyone who has supported this project by buying a copy of “Journey Through Makoko”. A special thank you to Dr Olatunde and Funmi Odumosu of Deux Project Limited, who have...

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  • Kayode Martins (Xsightn)

    You are doing great work sis, well done. I am so so very impressed.ReplyCancel

  • Wani

    Aaw – thanks so much Kayode. That’s very much appreciated.


Update on Makoko || Nigeria Travel Photography

Ok – so this post has been way over due and I can only apologise profusely and dive right in… So just under a year after my first trip to Makoko fishing village, I finally made it back to the place that was the genesis of “Journey Through Makoko”. The purpose of the visit was to let...

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  • Ebele O.


    This is wonderful. The story brought tears to my eyes and I must say that you have a heart of gold.

    Please keep the good work going and let me know if there is anything I can do to contribute.


  • Nike Akiti

    What a lovely tale….ReplyCancel

  • Dammy O.

    Just in case I never said it officially:

    Dawani Olatunde, I am very proud of you! You are a blessing and this world needs more people like you.

    Keep up the good work and God bless real good.

    Your buddy,

  • Sola M.

    Wonderful stuff, Wani.ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous

    Wani, you are such an inspirational person, lighting fires in the hearts of people around you, where ever you go. May God continue to bless and strengthen you in all your endeavours.


  • Wani

    Aaw, thank you so much Akin. I really do appreciate your kind words. I thank God for the little I am able to do. Every little helps, right? 🙂

    Thanks for taking the time out to stop by my page. Have a blessed week.

    All the best

  • Jide Odukoya

    It will be totally unfair to pass through this blog write up without dropping a comment!. Wani I must say you are great…I pray for more strenght and power for you to carry on. Continue the good wworks.ReplyCancel

  • Wani

    Thank you for your kind words Jide. We thank God for his goodness. 🙂ReplyCancel

Boy on a Bicycle in Akwa Ibom || Travel Photography

I was in Akwa Ibom a while back and took this picture – I loved the idea of a young boy in the country on an old school bicycle….happy weekend. 🙂

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    Journey Through Makoko

    Hey guys So finally finished one of the projects I’d been working feverishly on the last couple of weeks…the “Journey Through Makoko” photobook.   For those who aren’t familiar with Makoko, it’s a slum neighbourhood in Lagos, Nigeria. It was built back in the 18th century as a fishing village and is constructed on stilts...

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    • Abbas F.

      Congrats Wani! Really amazing pics!ReplyCancel

    • Temi O.

      You make me so proud, I am a buyer for sure! Mwah xReplyCancel

    • Michael S.

      Beautiful book! Very well done me dear. Do they ship to SA?ReplyCancel

    • Kayode M.

      WOW !!!!!!!!!!
      Amazing !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      Well done !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!ReplyCancel

    • Teido P.

      I’m soooooo proud of you……My internet isn’t working as usual but i’ll buy a book 🙂ReplyCancel

    • Xsightn

      Nice work Wani, great job.ReplyCancel

    • Shards P.

      Amazing! Well done!ReplyCancel

    • Priscilla M.

      Congrats Wani.What an accomplishment, and for such a worthy cause too 🙂ReplyCancel

    • Boddbodd

      Lovely, very life like picturesReplyCancel

    • SonjaNoBrake

      Simply wonderful and its for a good cause!ReplyCancel

    • Shannon Sewell

      oh my gosh.. this is amazing!!! love it & wow- just so fantastic you put this together. absolutely beautiful…

    • Wani

      oh wow – thanks so much for stopping by my blog Shannon – twas the highlight of my day. Have a fab weekend 🙂ReplyCancel

    • Redtreeme

      Wonderful book. Gets my vote.ReplyCancel

    • LadySandra

      Fantastic Work!ReplyCancel

    • Kehinde G.

      Hello Wani, just passing this on from a friend who’s not on FB (copied straight from my email inbox):
      ‘Great book with some great shots. The front cover is a great choice as it had me captivated straight away.

      I’ll pass it on, tell your friend that she’s got a really good eye’.

      Have a good weekend yourself xReplyCancel

    The best bday pressie ever!!!

    Ok – this is a quick one – just wanted to say I got the best bday present today (yes I am one year older and of course wiser :-P) I got an email today from the one and only Photography Monthly and they want to publish one of my pics in their magazine…aaahhhhhhhhh –...

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    • anjči

      You’re amazing, sis! I am SO HAPPY for you! Did you contact them for that? I am full of admiration…ReplyCancel

    • Anonymous

      well done, Wani. You do take luvly pics 🙂ReplyCancel


    Top Nigerian Wedding Photographer in UK Wani Olatunde

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